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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 976-978
Hematuria secondary to aeromonas infection in a kidney transplant recipient


1 Department of Pharmacology, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
2 Department of Nephrology, Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Syed Sajad Hussain
Department of Pharmacology, Government Medical College, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.239635

PMID: 30152438

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Urinary tract infection is the most common bacterial infection occurring in renal transplant recipients and is associated with significant morbidity. The etiology and site of origin of hematuria in the transplant recipient is similar to that of the general population. Aeromonas species have been found to cause infection in immunocompromised hosts including patients of chronic kidney disease. To the best of our knowledge, there has not been any case report regarding the infection of Aeromonas in kidney transplant recipients.


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